An Aesthetic Education

This was my conversion to the baroque.

La ville rose:  basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse

jaded-mandarin:

Gabriel Huquier. Design for Wall Panel on Theme of Diana, 1730.

jaded-mandarin:

Gabriel Huquier. Design for Wall Panel on Theme of Diana, 1730.

(via paristraveler)

Early seventeenth-century stained glass:    Église de Saint-Étienne-du Mont, Paris.

crépuscule:  Jardin des Tuileries, Place de la Concorde

Paris, juin 2013

Château royal de Blois, Val de Loire, France

Silence au Petit Trianon

Versailles, avril 2013.

(Source: sollertias, via jaded-mandarin)

spanishbaroqueart:

Vicente Salvador Gómez
Adoration of the Name of Jesus
Museo del Prado, Madrid

spanishbaroqueart:

Vicente Salvador Gómez

Adoration of the Name of Jesus

Museo del Prado, Madrid

jaded-mandarin:

Antonio Gentile. Design for the Base of the Silver Crucifix for the High Altar of Saint Peter’s, Rome, 1670-72.

jaded-mandarin:

Antonio Gentile. Design for the Base of the Silver Crucifix for the High Altar of Saint Peter’s, Rome, 1670-72.

Monument to Louis XV
Rouen, Haute-Normandie